Community Meets to Discuss Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and Human
Rights

TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ - NDP MP Peter Julian and leaders from labour and civil society organizations will meet this Thursday to discuss the proposed Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. The public meeting and panel discussion will be moderated by writer and Davenport NDP candidate Andrew Cash and will focus on the human rights situation in Colombia and its impact on any proposed trade deals with Canada.

The panel will include:

    
    PETER JULIAN, Federal NDP Trade Critic
    JASMIN HRISTOV, author, Blood & Capital: The Paramilitarization of
    Colombia
    CARLEEN PICKARD, Council of Canadians
    SID RYAN, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
    YHONY MUNOZ, OPSEU International Solidarity activist

    THURSDAY, APRIL 8TH, 2010                                        TORONTO
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    7:00PM          Panel Discussion on Canada-Colombia Free Trade
                    New Horizons Auditorium
                    1140 Bloor Street West
                    Toronto
    

SOURCE OPSEU

For further information: For further information: John Barber, Council of Canadians: (416) 979-5554


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